Measles Poses Risk to Life and Health

Measles Poses Risk to Life and Health

Even though the current U.S. measles outbreak is the worst in 20 years, the 288 cases confirmed to date pale in comparison to the pre-vaccination era when the disease infected 3 to 4 million Americans a year, hospitalized 48,000 and killed 500. Thanks to widespread vaccination, the U.S. is measles-free except for cases contracted abroad […]

Normandy Landings: What Went Wrong

Normandy Landings: What Went Wrong

Seventy years after British, American, Canadian and French troops invaded Normandy, the battle is remembered as a great Allied victory and the beginning of the end of Nazi Germany. But from the perspective of soldiers, sailors and flyers in combat that day, there were moments of all-consuming terror when it seemed anything that could go […]

China: Solar Firms Face More Penalties

China: Solar Firms Face More Penalties

It has been a tough spring for China‚Äôs solar power industry and the summer is not looking any better. In May, Chinese solar companies were implicated in a hacking scheme allegedly run by the People’s Army. Tuesday, the Commerce Department levied steep tariffs against them for taking government subsidies to undercut U.S. competitors. Come July […]